By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The Impact Wrestling television show is headlined by Brian Cage vs. Sami Callihan for the X Division Championship. Impact now airs on Pop TV at 9CT/10ET. John Moore’s review will be available on Friday morning, and my Impact Wrestling Hit List and members’ exclusive audio review will also be available on Friday.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show today with Jake Barnett and I discussing all the news of the week and previewing Survivor Series and NXT Takeover. Join us on the ad-free version of the site and access and our entire ten-year audio history by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-We are looking for reports from the NXT live events listed below. If you are going to one of these events or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in a report, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-NXT is taping television tonight in San Jose, California at SJSU Event Center.
-NXT is in Visalia, California at Visalia Convention Center on Friday with the following advertised talent: Velveteen Dream, Tommaso Ciampa, War Raiders, Ricochet, Adam Cole, Roderick Strong, Kairi Sane, Aleister Black, and EC3.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received a majority vote of B as the letter grade with 43 percent of the vote. I gave the show a C+ with the Smackdown women attack at the end of the show giving it a bump over the average mark.
-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown received a majority vote of B as the letter grade with 42 percent of the vote. 32 percent of the voters gave the show an A grade. I gave the show an A- grade, in part because it was such a newsworthy show.
Birthdays and Notables
-Randy Savage (Randy Poffo) was born on November 15, 1952. He died at age 58 on May 20, 2011 after suffering a heart attack while driving.
-Cima (Nobuhiko Oshima) is 41
-Nixon Newell is 24. She works as Tegan Nox in WWE.
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